Ida Lou "Granny" Nelson

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Ida Lou "Granny" Nelson, 97, of Harriman, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, July 11, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
She was a devout mother of nine children and grandmother of 24 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-granddaughter.
Granny was preceded in death by her husband, James Nelson; two sons, Ronnie and Johnnie Nelson; two grandchildren, Kelly Swafford and Jimmy Nelson; and one son-in-law, James Francis.
She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Barbara Nelson, Bill and Gerry Nelson, and George and Joy Nelson; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Betty and Sammy Jones, Helen Francis, Shirley and Wayne Bullard, Trudy and Frankie Smith, and Joan and James Leffew; a host of other family, friends and loved ones.
The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 14, in Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wayne Nelson and the Rev. Eddie Neeley officiating. Interment followed at Swan Pond Baptist Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
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Davis Funeral Home
715 Morgan Avenue
Harriman, TN 37748
(865) 882-2000
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Published in Roane County News from July 15 to July 16, 2014